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Permanently Closed - A Voce Columbus

4.0
2962 reviews
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$50 and over
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Italian
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This restaurant is permanently closed.

A Voce Columbus, located in New York City�s Midtown, serves Italian cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. The restaurant aims to serve simple Italian favorites with a modern twist. A Voce Columbus has a full bar that includes an extensive wine selection including Italian wines and domestic wines.

Try the fried calamari or the asparagus with quail egg and mint to start out your meal at A Voce Columbus. Choose from dinner items like the polenta or the veal. Choose the prix fixe menu and enjoy a five-course meal chosen by the restaurant�s chefs. Top off your experience with a cocktail and a dessert like the strawberry dolci.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

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Phone number
(212) 823-2523
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
Ideally located within Time Warner Center, A Voce Columbus is just steps away from shopping, theaters, hotels, meeting spaces, and more. From intimate gatherings and business meetings to spectacular events, you will enjoy the incredible service and food in a welcoming and sophisticated oasis.
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Private party contact
Marisa Colangelo: (888) 741-6382
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Central Park South & 8th Avenue
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Public transit
We are located on the third floor of the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle. A Voce is conveniently situated at 59th Street and Broadway, near the A,B,C,D and 1 Trains. Additionally, the M5, M7, M10, M20 & M104 buses stop in/or near Columbus Circle.
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Special events & promotions
Ideally located within Time Warner Center, A Voce Columbus is just steps away from shopping, theaters, hotels, meeting spaces, and more. From intimate gatherings and business meetings to spectacular events, you and your guests will enjoy the highest quality of service and incredible food in a welcoming and sophisticated oasis.

For more details, please contact Marisa Colangelo at events@avocerestaurant.com or 646-358-3770. We look forward to welcoming you.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
3.9
service
4.0
ambience
3.6
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 19, 2016

I received a confirmation from opentable. I called the restaurant and the recorded voice said they would call back. I did not leave a message because I had received a confirmation from opentable. I arrived at the restaurant and it was closed. Any restaurant that cannot manage technology in today's environment does not deserve patronage.

We were planning to test restaurant for out of town guests in September. We will definitely not ever go to to this restaurant again.

When we booked at open table it said 22 people had booked that day....did they suffer the same disaster?

How does opentable protect its reputation? In future, it seems you need to make a personal reservation....as you do not seem to be able to rely on the technology. Sad.

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FrancesT2 (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 19, 2016

It was very upsetting. When we arrived the restaurant was CLOSED!!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on August 19, 2016

Well, i hate to say it, but you definitely need to get your records straight. There was not only no reservation, but the restaurant was closed. It seems to have been closed for awhile
Thank you
Sincerely
Susan Hambleton
On Aug 22, 2016,

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vipStephenT (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 18, 2016

Restaurant was closed. Out of business? No one answered the telephone when I called. Made reservation on opentable but had to dine elsewhere...

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vipRayD (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 18, 2016

Despite a confirmation email we arrived to find the door locked and no sign or any indication of what was happening. Very surprised to see A Voce operate this way. Needless to say it was embarrassing. We've heard nothing from them directly since.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
1.0  Dined on August 18, 2016

The restaurant is permanently closed even though OpenTable booked me for it.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 18, 2016

When we got there, the restaurant was closed. No one notified about it. We went for nothing. Very upsetting!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on August 17, 2016

Restaurant was actually permanently closed when I arrived. Very embarrassing and inconvenient.

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vipSue1 (St. Louis)
3.0  Dined on August 8, 2016

The prix fixe was a great value for lunch, and the meal was excellent. It was a great location and ambiance for a business lunch, except the amount of time to complete the meal. The wait staff was not attentive. Or lunch took 2 hours, which is excessive for a business lunch when people need onto get back to work. It was difficult to get our check at the end as well. It's as simple as asking if you're on a time limit for lunch for all guests, or especially when all parties are wearing suits and clearly coming from the office. I realize a prix fixe is three courses, but they still need to be cognizant of time constraints. The restaurant was not busy at all, so it was not because the kitchen was backed up.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 8, 2016

Very good place to enjoy Italian food. The salmon with avocado appetizer was wonderful, as well as the salad with a slight balsamic dressing. The main was delicious, although the proportion was a little on the light side. A Voce also served one of the best desserts in New York; not too sweet while maintaining a very elegant fragrance that held various exquisite textures. Definitely recommend eating the lunch special.

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PeterM (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2016

We came for my mother's 70th birthday and were absolutely delighted. The staff were so nice and really helped to make the occasion feel special. The food was incredible, and that's coming from a family of foodies. Thanks so much for making my mom's birthday such a memorable evening.

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vipMichaelE (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 2, 2016

Although A Voce Columbus was listed as participating in Restaurant Week and we asked for the Restaurant Week menu, we were told that it wasn't participating. Assuming I had made a mistake, we ordered from the regular Prezzo Fisso menu (at $35 instead of $29). Upon returning home, I checked OpenTable and confirmed that A Voce Columbus is listed. Upon calling the restaurant, I was told that only their Madison Avenue location participated. I quoted OpenTable and was told that Open Table was mistaken. I was told that my confirmation should have reflected the fact that A Voce Columbus didn't participate. It didn't. I requested a $12 refund and was told to forward my confirmation to them and they would "consider" it. I've heard nothing.
This is just plain bait and switch. If A Voce and OpenTable have a "miscommunication" (that's the word the representative used), that's their problem. It shouldn't have been mine. The communication to me was unambiguous.
A proper response should have been an immediate apology followed by the immediate offer of a refund of the price difference. Putting the onus on me to provide them with documentation, freely available to them, the presence of which they even acknowledged and then offering to "consider" a refund shows a deeply flawed understanding of customer relations.
The food was great, the ambiance was lovely, the service was attentive and unobtrusive but customer relations are awful.

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vipAMEP (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on July 27, 2016

Mixed feelings..first of all, we were seated at a dirty table with a dirty bread plate and crumbs on the seats. Second, we were there for restaurant week. When I asked for that menu the manager told us they don't participate in restaurant week at this location. (It was advertised.) Third, there was miscommunication between the waitstaff and it was complicated to order our water and wine. It was almost a spoof comedy of a restaurant on opening night. However,
once the food started coming out, everything was delicious and it was a great meal.
So, full stars for food, lose a few for service and presentation. The manager covered the wine ($35 bottle) for our inconvenience, but I still think it's a shame I can't give a rave review here. Order the gnocco fritto!! With prosciutto...One of very few places in NYC you can get this. Also the goat cheese ravioli were full of flavor. Some nice inexpensive wines on the menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner (London)
4.0  Dined on July 27, 2016

Service was extremely slow today. Disappointing

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MikeS (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on July 25, 2016

went in for restaurant week because they had it posted on the website and after ordering drinks and spending about 30 minutes there, then we were informed they wouldn't be honoring the restaurant week dining experience... No bueno.
I understand mistakes and errors happen but do something for the customer. Anything...

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on July 25, 2016

Good but not great. The food was very good and tasty - scallops, tuna tartar, basil pasta, branzino and loin. However, the spacing between courses was uneven and often long. The view was nice, the service was ok but not friendly, and the overall ambiance was kind of boring. The service and ambiance need to be better for the price point and good quality.

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caseyM (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on July 25, 2016

A Voce has always been a great place for great food and service - Service this time was VERY Sub-Par. The waiter pushed menus in front of us before we were even seated by the hostess. They asked for the order within a minute or two - ( before we had a chance to even open the menu.) The appetizer came in an appropriate time - and the main course was longer than i expected - . We ordered dessert, and had to ask a busboy after 20 minutes where they were - we finally flagged the waiter several minutes later - who assured us they would be right out - but 5 minutes later - with no dessert - we asked for the check.
As i walked out - I was surprised that the hostess - ( who was not with another customer - and not on the phone ) failed to acknowledge that I was visible in any way. - I never thought that would bother me - but it did - Very Careless service across the board that evening

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vipPeter (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 24, 2016

Brunched at A Voce. Food was unusual for a brunch menu, and quite delicious. Service was very attentive and the price -- for brunch -- unexceptionable. I'm not sure I could afford dinner. Wine was overpriced.

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Hemelina (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2016

This is not an inexpensive restaurant, but the food is always excellent, well prepared, and attractively presented. Whenever I'm in New York I try to have a meal here.

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vipAlessandroF (London)
1.0  Dined on July 20, 2016

Unofortunatly it seems that much has changed at A Voce. Appears to be more an exercise in menu engineering than in serving good food. The restaurant was quite empty at 6 p.m., yet service was shabby, inattentive and of no assistance (except to annoyingly wanting to set my place with silverware, the server was of no help). Big plates and ridiculously small portions.

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